After a sell-out event in February, Mountain Sounds Festival is returning in 2016, and has just dropped its first lineup, which includes The Strokes’ guitarist Albert Hammond Jr., Melbourne indie outfit Alpine, dance trio Art vs Science and the event’s headliners, The Jezabels. Other acts announced on Mountain Sounds’ first 2016 lineup include English electronic
You know how they say the eldest child is usually the favourite? Well the Lorne leg of the 2015/2016 Falls Festival is getting a bit of extra special treatment, with 28 new acts announced for the bill. The original Falls site, now celebrating its 23rd year in action, completely sold out within hours of tickets
Tasmania’s all-ages camping festival Party In The Paddock has unveiled its impressively eclectic 2016 lineup, packing the likes of Aussie rockers Violent Soho, Spiderbait and The Preatures, along with rising stars such as Tkay Maidza and producer Roland Tings. Other acts on this year’s lineup include alt-rock outfit British India, electronic duo Vallis Alps, Adelaide
The lineup of Aussie talent poised to take the stage at this year’s Carlton Dry Independent Music Awards has been announced, ahead of the 10th annual event set to take place this October. Taking the stage at the event will be Brisbane based indie-R’n’B singer Airling, four-piece rockers and Best Independent Single nominees Bad//Dreems, local
Victoria’s boutique NYE On The Hill festival is back, and has dropped a 2015 lineup featuring the likes of Canberra trio SAFIA, singer-songwriter Kim Churchill and guitar wizard Harts. Also confirmed for NYE On The Hill’s 2015 lineup are hip hop artist Dylan Joel, Woodlock, Clowns, Timberwolf, Jesse Davidson, Ainslie Wills and Pearls, with more
Angus & Julia Stone, Hoodoo Gurus, Kate Miller-Heidke and Paul Dempsey top the mammoth first announcement of the 2015 Queenscliff Music Festival. This 19th instalment of the annual live music gathering at the coastal Victorian town will also feature performances by singer-songwriter John Williamson, the monumental Melbourne Ska Orchestra, Go-Betweens co-founder Robert Forster and a
It’s all too easy to be blinded by the, uh, splendour of all the shiny international acts crammed onto this year’s epic Splendour In The Grass lineup. I mean, Mark Uptown Funkin’ Ronson is gonna be there, not to mention Royal Blood, The Dandy Warhols and Spiritualized giving their only Aussie performances of the tour.
Melbourne multi-instrumentalist Harts, brought his one-man music-making talents to triple j this morning to perform and blistering bluesy cover of the recent Daniel Johns solo hit Aerial Love for Like A Version. Harts took the sultry, r’n’b inspired number and turned up the blues factor, unleashing his virtuosic guitar skills – those given the nod
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Today’s tour guide features shows from some of Australia’s most promising rising acts, including a headline tour from Sydney artist Montaigne, Melbourne singer and multi-instrumentalist Harts, garage rockers Royal Chant and folk singer and songwriter Timberwolf. The Life Of Montaigne Tour Former triple j Unearthed High finalist Montaigne will be heading out on her first
Organisers of the exclusive The Hills Are Alive festival have today announced the first lineup for the event’s seventh edition, which includes some of the country’s best up-and-coming talent like Melbourne MC Remi, Canberra trio Safia, Tassie punks Luca Brasi and alt-country artist Jen Cloher. Also amongst the 23 names kicking off the lineup for
St Kilda’s Prince Bandroom will host a special one-off gig on Australia Day 2015, featuring performances from Tex Perkins & The Ape, British India, Harts and The Cherry Dolls. Tex Perkins & The Ape, consisting of Raul Sanchez of Magic Dirt, Gus Agars of The Dark Horses, Pat Bourke and of course Perkins himself on
The Espy’s infamous New Year’s Eve celebrations are nearly upon us, with illustrious Australian acts like Architecture in Helsinki, Kingswood and DZ Deathrays topping the final lineup of acts poised to ring in the new year at the St. Kilda venue this December 31st. Architecture in Helsinki will be bringing the tunes from their latest